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IBM IBM Z Technical Consultant in St Louis, Missouri

Introduction

At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Are you looking to make an impact and use your technical expertise to help clients understand and adopt the next generation of IBM Z software? IBM Z produces some of the world’s most business-critical, and cutting-edge technologies in cloud computing, virtualization, and cognitive solutions. Enabling our clients to reliably host and serve millions of transactions per second in mixed-language applications with more security, scalability, and cost-efficiency than other platforms.

We’re looking for Technical services Consultants with a background in Software Engineering and Architecture who are excited about collaborating with IBM Development and Sales teams from around the world, to engage with our clients, most of whom are Fortune 500 companies. You will use your technical and people skills to conduct fee-based service engagements for our WW CICS and z/OS Connect customers. When not working directly with customers you will use work with lab developers, testers, and content delivery to enhance the CICS and z/OS Connect EE portfolio of products.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake some WW travel as part of their responsibilities.

  • Work hands-on with IBM Z Clients

  • Team with Development, Sales, Technical Sales, and account teams within IBM

  • Contribute feedback to the IBM development organizations

  • Work with offering managers, architects, developers, and tester to enhance our products and customer experiences

  • Develop and enhance services material

  • Collaborate on the creation and refinement of customer requirements

  • Consult with architects, product leads, and key stakeholders

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5+ years experience in z/OS

  • 5+ years experience with CICS TS or 1+ year of z/OS Connect EE highly beneficial

  • Have deep knowledge of CICS architecture and components that make up CICS applications

  • Understanding and experience of one or more of the following programming languages: Java, COBOL, PL/1, Assembler

  • Be prepared to travel WW approximately 50% of the time

  • Ability to work within a cross-functional team and handle multiple projects with tight deadlines

  • Ability to explain complex technical information in a form consumable by non-technical people

  • Demonstrate a practical understanding of the z/OS installation and customization processes

  • Demonstrated innovative vision supported by disciplined attention to detail

  • Communication skills and an ability to drill down to a customer's requirements

  • An understanding of guidelines and standards

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Previous experience with IBM Z, CICS, and z/OS Connect EE is valuable

  • SMP/E and USS, CICS PA, CICS IA, ADDI

  • Secondary skills – IMS, DB2, WAS. DevOps

  • Understands business cross-industry

About Business Unit

IBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate - they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world’s most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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